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Forum: Off-Topic 10-29-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 412
Posted By GeneArch
CurrentC, Walmart-Led Competitor To Apple Pay,...

CurrentC, Walmart-Led Competitor To Apple Pay, Has Already Been Hacked (http://consumerist.com/2014/10/29/currentc-walmart-led-competitor-to-apple-pay-has-already-been-hacked/)
Forum: Off-Topic 10-27-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 412
Posted By GeneArch
It gets better, apparently you also have to...

It gets better, apparently you also have to register online with your drivers license AND social security number.



http://www.macrumors.com/2014/10/27/currentc-mobile-payments/
Forum: Off-Topic 10-26-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 412
Posted By GeneArch
Thumbs down Thanks ApplePay, you ruined NFC Payments

Not really... but it caused some retailers to stop accepting NFC payments like Google Wallet and Softcard (Formerly ISIS)

Retailers are disabling NFC readers to shut out Apple Pay...
Forum: Off-Topic 10-23-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 402
Posted By GeneArch
Dead.... Amazon just took a $170 Million...

Dead....

Amazon just took a $170 Million write down on the Fire Phone. They had $83 Million worth of inventory at the end of Q3

:thumbdwn:
Forum: Off-Topic 09-30-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 43,945
Posted By GeneArch
http://33.media.tumblr.com/a59b3a114d3f77113a05ac6...

http://33.media.tumblr.com/a59b3a114d3f77113a05ac6d8e052ed7/tumblr_ncodbzFvY41qkegsbo1_1280.jpg
Forum: Off-Topic 09-29-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,698
Posted By GeneArch
I don't believe I have posted an Android article...

I don't believe I have posted an Android article in a while...

But I will say, I ditched my HTC One M8 for an iPhone 6+ and I am loving it. Build quality far exceeds any device I've ever used....
Forum: Off-Topic 09-27-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,698
Posted By GeneArch
This :thumbup: Had Consumer Reports gone...

This :thumbup:


Had Consumer Reports gone the other way, someone would be here crowing about it. :rolleyes:
Forum: Off-Topic 09-25-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 43,945
Posted By GeneArch
http://38.media.tumblr.com/43b171e212141c6624eb307...

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Forum: Off-Topic 09-25-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,698
Posted By GeneArch
OMG!!! Mass hysteria... they all are bending!!!! ...

OMG!!! Mass hysteria... they all are bending!!!!

Apple sold 10 MILLION phones, there have been customer reports of 9 bending...:tsk:
...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-25-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 864
Views: 14,157
Posted By GeneArch
No charges filed against Tony Stewart proving...

No charges filed against Tony Stewart proving that unlike the NFL , in Motorsports if you talk 5hit you can still get hit.
Forum: Off-Topic 09-25-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 264
Posted By GeneArch
This.. can't wait to get rid of my ANDROID...

This.. can't wait to get rid of my ANDROID phone...

This is real, but the defenders will piss on it as usual
Forum: Off-Topic 09-25-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 231
Posted By GeneArch
Merchnt adoption is currently under 5% in the US....

Merchnt adoption is currently under 5% in the US. Next year will begin the huge push.
Forum: Off-Topic 09-24-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,698
Posted By GeneArch
http://www.personal.psu.edu/afr3/blogs/siowfa13/ya...

http://www.personal.psu.edu/afr3/blogs/siowfa13/yawning.jpg
Forum: Off-Topic 09-24-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 231
Posted By GeneArch
The mom and pop's won't have the exposure. They...

The mom and pop's won't have the exposure. They would be on the hook for the actual charges. MC and Amex are on board as well. Right now, 2/3 want chip and signature, the other wants chip and pin....
Forum: Off-Topic 09-24-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 231
Posted By GeneArch
Well.. the EMV "Liability Shift" happens next...

Well.. the EMV "Liability Shift" happens next Oct.. that will be a start for the larger merchants.
Forum: Off-Topic 09-24-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 231
Posted By GeneArch
Yep, PTP Encryption from the reader to the...

Yep, PTP Encryption from the reader to the processor. Problem solved...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-24-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 231
Posted By GeneArch
They are idiots... could be resolved by using PTP...

They are idiots... could be resolved by using PTP today, encrypt at the card reader right through to the processor.

Chip & Pin/Signature will help, but it will be years for mass adoption.
Forum: Off-Topic 09-24-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 248
Posted By GeneArch
It was a good talk... Cliff Notes:

It was a good talk...

Cliff Notes:
Forum: Off-Topic 09-15-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,037
Posted By GeneArch
Don't you get 64GB for the price of the previous...

Don't you get 64GB for the price of the previous 32GB?
Forum: Off-Topic 09-11-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,037
Posted By GeneArch
It's a bit more than that... Apple has worked on...

It's a bit more than that... Apple has worked on the tokenization and thus the buy in from merchants and banks.

Google wallet has pretty much been a failure, no real buy in and Verizon doesn't...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-11-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,037
Posted By GeneArch
Order online tonight at midnight PST

Order online tonight at midnight PST
Forum: Off-Topic 09-10-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,037
Posted By GeneArch
You are getting caught up in specs. Why does it...

You are getting caught up in specs. Why does it matter 1GB vs 3GB... different OS and different processor. I'd venture the IP6 is faster that the Note...

It's all about the customer experience.
Forum: Off-Topic 09-09-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,037
Posted By GeneArch
How can the iPhone be a fail? It's the most...

How can the iPhone be a fail? It's the most popular and highest selling phone in the world.

Who carries the Android torch if Samsung moves to their own OS?
Forum: Off-Topic 09-09-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 43,945
Posted By GeneArch
This.... Pretty girl, boob job isn't that...

This....

Pretty girl, boob job isn't that good and the tat completely ruins her... shame
Forum: Off-Topic 09-09-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,037
Posted By GeneArch
Not an Android

Not an Android
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